Table 1

Characteristics of study participants (n=1174)

CharacteristicsMaleFemaleTotal
(n=482)(n=692)(n=1174)
N%N%N%
Age
 ≤14 years19540.530744.450242.8
 15 years19941.329342.349241.9
 16 years6112.79113.215212.9
 17 years214.410.1221.9
 ≥18 years61.200.060.5
Grade
 1033068.546467.179467.6
 1115231.522832.938032.4
Current tobacco use
 No36074.768398.7104388.8
 Yes12225.391.313111.2
Parent smoking
 No45394.066295.7111595.0
 Yes296.0304.3595.0
Sibling smoking
 No42788.665294.2107991.9
 Yes5511.4405.8958.1
Peer smoking
 No43790.764192.6107891.8
 Yes459.3517.4968.2
Ever received health education about tobacco use
 No22847.323534.046339.4
 Yes25452.745766.071160.6
Perception score of tobacco use*
 ≤715131.311616.826722.7
 >733168.757683.290777.3
  • *Regarding the perception score of tobacco use, measured with eight items, the mean score of seven was set as the cut-off point.